D’TIGRESS BOOK WORLD CUP TICKET, SPORT MINISTER CONGRATULATES THEM.
Written by AIGBOKHAEBHO OKHUELEIGBE on February 14, 2022
Nigeria’s Sports Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated D’Tigress for picking Africa’s sole ticket to the FIBA Women World Cup.
The Nigerian Girls, who are three-time Afrobasketball champions beat their Malian counterparts by 73-69 points on Sunday to qualify as Africa’s sole representatives.
They had earlier beaten the highly rated, world number five, France 67-65, after losing their opening game to China.
Dare praised the dunking queens for their patriotism, determination, and doggedness.
The FIBA Women Basketball World Cup takes place in Sydney, Australia in September this year.